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Posted on: 9/10/09 1:29 PM
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I installed a zipper in a velour robe and it ended up wavy. I took the zipper out and rand a strip of Wash-away Wonder tape along the edge of the seam the zipper was being applied to. I took the backing off and adhered the zipper tape. Smooth and flat installation!

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jeanharville said... (9/11/09 11:41 AM) Reply
Never mind, I see you said it was wash away. Duh!
jeanharville said... (9/11/09 11:39 AM) Reply
I know this is probably a dumb question, but here goes. Did you sew the zippen in after you placed it on the tape? Thanks for sharing you good idea. jean
Judy Kski said... (9/11/09 9:50 AM) Reply
What a great tip. I have some of that in my sewing desk drawer. Now I know just the way to put it to use. Thanks for sharing.
Annie- oh said... (9/11/09 8:49 AM) Reply
Wish I had known this a few months ago - thanks! (edited for spelling)
Annie- oh said... (9/11/09 8:48 AM) Reply
Wish I had none this a few months ago - thanks!
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